2017 Admissions Orientation Team Announced
April 19, 2017
MACOMB, IL - - Western Illinois University's Undergraduate Admissions has announced the 2017 Orientation Team and a new Summer Orientation and Registration (SOAR) schedule.
The Orientation Team is a select group of student leaders who have demonstrated strong leadership and positive experiences at WIU through involvement in academic programs, clubs and organizations, as well as in the community. These students serve as positive role models and group facilitators, and they assist incoming students and their families throughout the year with orientation programs.
Most importantly, the Orientation Team members serve as ambassadors, aiding new students in their college transition to WIU. It is the Orientation Team's goal to help new students and their families connect the pieces to becoming a Leatherneck at WIU.
Students named to this year's team include (listed by hometown):
CHICAGO: Jerry Morales, junior, mathematics major
CHILLICOTHE: Arieyll Boling, sophomore, law enforcement and justice administration (LEJA) major
LISLE: Kyle Sealey, senior, history major
LITCHFIELD: Matthew Zumwalt, junior, geography major
MACOMB: Brook Bloomer, senior, chemistry major and student team coordinator; Joshua Cook, sophomore, accountancy major; Dalton Mann, sophomore, accountancy major
MECHANICSBURG: Derek Lahey, sophomore, supply chain management major
NEW LENOX: Dominique Coleman, senior, psychology major
PEORIA: Mar'Tasia Williams, sophomore, finance major
POPLAR GROVE: Shelby Mech, sophomore, undeclared major
RIVERDALE: Jackson Russel, senior, nursing major
WOODRIDGE: Emily Eumana, sophomore, LEJA major
WOODSTOCK: Zach Stone, junior, sports broadcasting major
CLINTON: Rebecca Shaw, junior, history major
This year's SOAR programs will begin at 2 p.m. on the first day of each program. For more information and a tentative schedule, visit wiu.edu/soar.